15 December 2006

Inter-Faith Event

Dear Brothers and Sisters of the Dhamma,

This an event of the Singapore Inter-Faith Youth Forum programme, where people of different faiths had come up with this Interfaith awareness event for the youths. Below are the details:-

Target Audience: Youths of Age 16-21
Date: 29th Dec (Friday)
Time: 10am-5pm
Venue: Harmony Centre

Highlights: Inter-Faith sharing amongst participants of various beliefs,
Designing postcards together for a good cause to promote inter-religious
harmony so that it could bring this messagte to the public as well.

I hope that you could join this meaningful event and not pass this
experience with interacting people of other faiths.

If you are interested, please send us your particulars as below to to spbs.sss@gmail.com by 23 Dec (Saturday):

Contact no.:
Diet: Vegetarian/Muslim

Santi Forest Retreat


I am very please to inform all of you on the incoming event for this holiday.
During this 3 weeks holiday, BS had organised an event to Malaysia.

Venue: Santi Forest Monaestery, Malaysia
Date: Sunday 17th December 2006
Time: 10 A.M.
Meeting Place: Jurong East Interchange

For any of you who dont know what is a retreat, its the best chance to participate. The purpose is to cultivate one's spritual being, and at the same time, can get the feeling of a monk (bhikkhu)'s everyday lifestyle. For your information, its a MINIMUM 7 DAYS retreat.
Also, there is a short-term ordination at the retreat on the first day.
So, do make use of this chance if you wish to be ordain.

What to Bring:
min 3 sets of clothes (do make sure have at least 2 sets of white attire = white shirt and pants)
Toiletres (Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Toweletc)
Shampoo, Shower Foam/Soap
TORCHLIGHT (its very dark at night)
Slippers. Shoes are not recommended. May wear shoes before and after the retreat.

Some miscellaneous stuff:
Detergent, Brush to wash clothes
Mosquito coil, Mosquito Repellent (Alot of big mosquitoes)
Candle, Lighter (May be provided there, but can bring just in case)
Water bottle

Here is the map and the exact address of the place:

So that's all to update. For anything, or any queries, do contact:
Xinhao 9439 1046
Wesley 9227 5280

May you be well and Happy,
Updated by: Wesley

07 December 2006

Singapore Polytechnic Buddhist Society 40th Anniversary Celebration

Dear all,

We are having our 40th Anniversary Celebration on:

Date: 13 December 2006
Venue: SP Auditorium
Time: 8.00pm (Reception starts at 7pm)

Recommended Dress Code: Formal or Smart Casual

Free Admission

We shall be exhibiting the photos, awards, an precious collections of arts and token of appreciations accumulated for the past 40 years. The highlight of the Anniversary night will be a Skit, sincerely brought to you by all our members. We are also very honored to have invited our religious advisors and Thanissaro Bhikkhu to give us a talk.

It is a good opportunity to understand about SP Buddhist Society and also for members of the Buddhist Society to remember our seniors and be grateful for the support we have gotten for all these years.

SP Buddhist Society was founded in 1966. It is a rare opportunity to meet to 40th Birthday of our Society, So do not miss this rare opportunity and meaningful events brought to you be our fellow members.

All are welcomed, do bring your friends, relatives, teachers along. =)

With Metta,

02 December 2006

Dharma "Talk and Discuss" Session

Dear BS Members,

There will be a Dharma "Talk and Discuss" Session on this coming Wednesday.

Date: 6th December 2006
Time: 3.30 to 5.30p.m
Location: SPBS Clubhouse (Above FC 3)
Topic: Becoming A Buddhist - What does taking refuge in the Triple Gems means?
Speaker: Venerable J. Dharmaratana

It would be recommended for all members to come down for the talk, as there will a discussion as well. Ask your questions and clear your doubts in the process too.

And lastly, May you be Well and Happy

Posted By: Wesley